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Andreas Nejman

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Son Melker
Residence
Hofors, SWE
Languages
Swedish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2016.
Why this sport?
He liked the fact that the sport was challenging.
Club / Team
Hedemora SK: Sweden
Name of coach
Erik Vikstrom [national], SWE
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Goaltender

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Sweden

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His son Melker. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Impairment
In December 2007 he was involved in an accident while working at a limestone factory. His lower left leg was amputated, and he required treatment for burns during a seven-week stay at Uppsala Hospital in Sweden. "I got burns from the chest down. My left leg was severely burned, so they had to amputate it. I swayed between life and death for five weeks." (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018; sverigesradio.se, 12 Oct 2017; aftonbladet.se, 05 Jun 2013)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as safety officer at Enerco Group AB, an industrial technology and maintenance services in Hofors, Sweden. (Facebook profile, 20 Dec 2018; enerco.se, 04 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-10 2
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-12 5
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-13 6
Mixed Tournament Group A - Standings 2018-03-13 4
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-8 2018-03-14 1
Mixed Tournament Classification 7-8 2018-03-16 1